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  • Rib Cook-Off

    September 21st, 2018

    Rib Cook-Off

    Start Date: Saturday 10/6/2018 — End Date: Saturday 10/6/2018
    Admission:Free

    Join us for the City of Pittsburg’s first Rib Cook-Off with a twist of Zydeco music on October 6th, 2018 from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm at the Pittsburg Marina! There will be live music featuring The Funky Gators, food trucks galore, and the best ribs in town. There will also be dance sessions where you can learn the latest Cajun and Zydeco dance moves. We hope to see you there!

    Location: 51 Marina Blvd Pittsburg

    Contact: carolyn august info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com
    URL: https://www.pittsburgartscommunityfoundation.org/ribcookoff

    P1440 San Jose

    September 20th, 2018

    P1440 San Jose

    Start Date: Friday 9/28/2018 — End Date: Sunday 9/30/2018
    Admission:$20-$160

    Three time Olympic gold medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings, is bringing her event series, p1440 to San Jose’s Avaya Stadium grounds on September 28-30. Get ready to watch top professional beach volleyball athletes from around the globe compete and see live music performances by Foster the People, Grouplove, Daya, Marian Hill and Magic Giant. Connect with your mind, body and spirit in our health & wellness village and receive tips from our experts; participate in yoga sessions; watch a variety of live cooking demos; learn about the art of nourishment; enjoy samples of products from our wellness vendors like Nano Greens, Barukas, Älsa Energy and more. Sweat it out by participating in high-intensity interval workouts with our trainers or work on your volleyball skills in our development village. Kids can explore the ‘Kid’s Court’ featuring activities that were created with them in mind and participate in Brand X Method’s short workouts and challenges as well as educational discussions on training youth.
    Attendees can explore the boardwalk with pop-up entertainment, shop for a picnic from certified Farmers’ Market vendors or dine at our food truck row with the whole family.
    Ticket prices vary depending on the type of ticket you purchase and how far in advance you purchase your ticket. Youths 3 years and under will be complimentary.

    Location: 1123 Coleman Ave San Jose

    Contact: Courtney Rose courtney@olivecreativestrategies.com
    URL: http://www.p1440sanjose.eventbrite.com

    Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair

    September 19th, 2018

    Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair

    Start Date: Saturday 12/1/2018 — End Date: Sunday 12/2/2018
    Admission:$3 - Children 12 and under are FREE. Pay once —

    Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring 80 artisan vendors! Back for its 44th year, this traditional event offers unique handcrafted wares on display. Enjoy live entertainment both days, food and beverages for purchase, and a kids’ craft area open on Saturday from 10am-2pm. Also, take a ride on Rosie the Trolley for FREE to and from the Crafts Fair to the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Holiday Open House!

    WHEN
    Saturday, December 1: 9am - 5pm
    Sunday, December 2: 10am - 4pm

    WHERE
    Finley Community Center/Person Senior Wing Lobby
    2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa

    Location: 2060 West College Avenue Santa Rosa

    Contact: Kristi Buffo kbuffo@srcity.org
    URL: www.srcity.org/craftsfair

    Holiday Choral Concert

    September 19th, 2018

    Holiday Choral Concert

    Start Date: Thursday 12/13/2018 — End Date: Thursday 12/13/2018
    Admission:Free

    Kick off the holiday season with the Silver Singers! Choral groups from Rohnert Park and Windsor senior centers will also be performing. Light refreshments following the concert.

    Concert will be held on December 13, 11am-12pm, at Steele Lane Community Center (415 Steele Lane) in the DeMeo Room.

    Location: 415 Steele Lane Santa Rosa

    Contact: Kristi Buffo cmlewis@srcity.org
    URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/406971726451612/

    Writers With Drinks featuring Sam Sax and Rose E

    September 18th, 2018

    Writers With Drinks featuring Sam Sax and Rose Eveleth!

    Start Date: Saturday 10/13/2018 — End Date: Saturday 10/13/2018
    Admission:$5 to $20

    Award-winning poet Sam Sax (Bury It) headlines this long-running literary variety show. Also reading: Rose Eveleth, science communicator and host of the popular Flash Forward podcast. Plus poet Cassandra Dallett (Collapse), writer/film producer Christine No, and writer/artist Indira Allegra. With guest host Elena Rose, who has featured at the Fresh Meat Festival and Brou-Ha-Ha.

    Location: 3225 22nd Street San Francisco, CA, USA

    Contact: Charlie Jane Anders charlieanders2@gmail.com
    URL: http://www.writerswithdrinks.com

    The Fall Ball- San Francisco Singles Dance Party

    September 14th, 2018

    The Fall Ball- San Francisco Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Saturday 10/13/2018 — End Date: Saturday 10/13/2018
    Admission:15-20

    San Francisco’s most exciting singles event of the Fall Season is in the lovely Golden Gate Ballroom! $15/advance (by Oct 12) or $20 cash at the door includes dancing to your favorite hits. Dressy attire requested. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday October 13, 2018, 8pm-12.

    LOCATION: Marriott Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Ballroom, 1250 Columbus Avenue at Bay Street, San Francisco CA 94133. Some free street parking. Lowest priced paid parking is at Anchorage Square Parking Lot, 500 Beach Street.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; San Francisco Singles, Bay Area Single Boomers, Single Professionals Internet Network (SPiN); Cougar Parties, 40+ Singles, Single n’ Professional, Lifestyle Parties, and many others.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •National Singles Week Celebration, Sep 16, Castro Valley
    •End of Summer Blowout, Sep 22, Walnut Creek
    •Wine Tasting Party, Sep 30, Oakland
    •Advanced Degrees Mixer, Oct 7, San Jose
    •Halloween Party, Oct 26, Mill Valley
    •Halloween Party, Oct 26, Santa Clara
    •Halloween Party, Oct 27, Walnut Creek
    •The Cougar Ball, Dec 8, Walnut Creek
    •Pre-New Years Eve Party, Dec 29, Mill Valley
    •New Years Eve Bash, Dec 31, TBA

    Location: 1250 Columbus Avenue San Francisco CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    East Bay Singles Halloween Costume Party & Dance

    September 12th, 2018

    East Bay Singles Halloween Costume Party & Dance

    Start Date: Saturday 10/27/2018 — End Date: Saturday 10/27/2018
    Admission:10

    Halloween is always the best theme each year for a party! Everyone is so much friendlier and less inhibited. That’s why we are doing three parties the weekend before Halloween: North Bay (Marin), South Bay (Santa Clara), and East Bay (Walnut Creek). Celebrate our Walnut Creek party at a large nightclub! Only $10 at the door includes a fun Costume Contest (costumes are optional), with prizes; and dancing to your favorite hits, with DJ Breeze. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    LOCATION: Chicken Pie Shop, 1251 Arroyo Way, Walnut Creek CA 94596. From Hwy 680 take Ygnacio exit. Free parking.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •National Singles Week Celebration, Sep 16, Castro Valley
    •End of Summer Blowout, Sep 22, Walnut Creek
    •Wine Tasting Party, Sep 30, Oakland
    •Advanced Degrees Mixer, Oct 7, San Jose
    •Halloween Party, Oct 26, Mill Valley
    •Halloween Party, Oct 26, Santa Clara
    •The Cougar Ball, Dec 8, Walnut Creek
    •Pre-New Years Eve Party, Dec 29, Mill Valley
    •New Years Eve Bash, Dec 31, TBA

    Location: 1251 Arroyo Way Walnut Creek CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepar;tyhotline.com

    Before You, Above the Circle | An Installation o

    September 9th, 2018

    Before You, Above the Circle | An Installation of Personal History by Mika Sperling

    Start Date: Friday 10/5/2018 — End Date: Saturday 11/3/2018
    Admission:Free

    Before You, Above the Circle
    An Installation of Personal History by Mika Sperling
    5 October - 3 November 2018

    I was born in Norilsk, a mining city in Northern Siberia. When I was only 7 months old, my family brought me and my 7 older siblings to Germany. I have often struggled to understand why the eldest members of my family who grew up in that far off land were so different than I.

    Aggregate Space Gallery is pleased to host the work of Mika Sperling, SFAI graduate and recipient of the ASG 2018 MFA Invitational Exhibition, with work that takes the viewer into her story, exploring the complexities of her family history and the effects of her multiculturalism. “Before You, Above the Circle” is an introspective journey that transports the viewer by recreating memories through visual imagery and welcomes them into an intimate layer of personal history that explores the complexities of family and place.

    Opening Reception
    5 October 6-10pm

    Second Saturday Artists Talk
    13 October 11am

    First Friday Event
    2 November 5-8pm

    Gallery Hours
    Fridays and Saturdays 1-5pm
    and by appointment

    #ASGOakland #installtheunimaginable
    Aggregate Space is a warehouse and has a similar temperature to the outside; please dress accordingly.

    Aggregate Space Gallery programs are generously supported by: Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Creative Work Fund (Walter & Elise Haas Fund and William and Flora Hewlett Foundation), Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Clorox Foundation, Awesome Foundation, and ArtNow International.

    Location: 801 West Grand Avenue Entrance on West Street Oakland, CA

    Contact: Shaghayegh Cyrous info@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: http://aggregatespacegallery.org/

    John Hennessy, Chairman of the Board of Alphabet

    September 8th, 2018

    John Hennessy, Chairman of the Board of Alphabet, former President of Stanford University & Author o

    Start Date: Thursday 9/27/2018 — End Date: Thursday 9/27/2018
    Admission:$15 - $55

    John Hennessy has been called the ‘godfather of Silicon Valley.’ From his early days as a computer scientist to serving as the 10th president of Stanford University, Hennessy reflects on the core elements of his leadership philosophy.
    Focusing on the journey rather than the destination, Hennessy details the pivotal role that humility, authenticity, courage, collaboration, innovation and curiosity have all played in his successful career as a tech entrepreneur, academic and administrator.

    Location: Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara

    Contact: Georgette Gehue ggehue@commonwealthclub.org
    URL: https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2018-09-27/john-hennessy-why-leading-matters

    Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation V

    September 7th, 2018

    Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures & Author of AI Superpowers: China, Silicon V

    Start Date: Wednesday 9/26/2018 — End Date: Wednesday 9/26/2018
    Admission:$20-$60

    How will artificial intelligence change our future? And who is leading the AI race-the United States or China?
    Kai-Fu Lee outlines the impact that AI will have not just on blue-collar industries but white-collar professionals. He reveals how these unprecedented developments are happening much sooner than we think and what needs to be done to address these profound changes.
    Lee has been at the forefront of AI development for 30 years. He was the president of Google China and also held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI and Apple.

    Location: Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara

    Contact: Georgette Gehue ggehue@commonwealthclub.org
    URL: https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2018-09-26/kai-fu-lee-ai-superpowers